Batia Murvitz, piano
Batia performs regularly in major halls and concert series in Israel, among them
Tzavta 11:11, Felicia Blumenthal Hall, live concerts at the Jerusalem Music Centre recorded for Israeli radio, Targ Auditorium in Ein Kerem and Israeli television. She has played in workshops for singers at the Israeli Opera.
Since the beginning of 2014 she has been invited several times to play with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in different programs.
She has also performed chamber music in major halls in New York, London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Helsinki and Berlin. She participates regularly in the “Classical Latino Festival” in Tel-Aviv.
In 2011 she performed Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra with Yoni Farhi. During the same year she founded the "Amaya Trio" together with violinist Lea Tuuri and cellist Lauri Rantamoijanen. They performed in Israel, Cyprus, Finland, Austria, UK and India. They also participated in the “Schoenberg Festival” in London, and in the “Sibelius Festival” in Helsinki.
In 2010 Batia was a guest member of the faculty of the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation, Mumbai.
Between 2002-2004 she performed in Thailand and Vietnam under the auspices of the Israeli Foreign ministry together with her violinist father Moshe Murvitz (former concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra).
Batia has taken part in master classes with leading musicians such as Ida Haendel, Jonathan Zak, Alberto Portugheis, Gyorgy Pauk, Anthony Pay, The St.Petersburg String Quartet and Miriam Fried.
Her teachers include Gerta Edelstein, Pnina Salzman, Menahem Pressler and Natasha Tadson.
In 2004 she received her B.Mus with honors from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Tel-Aviv, where she won first prize in the chamber music competition. In 2006 she received her Performer’s Diploma from the Jacobs Music School Indiana University, Bloomington. In 2008 she graduated with M.Mus from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music.